Related Links

Besides all the links in the posts, here are more links you can visit to learn more about fake drugs from different places.

Safe Medicines (PSM): This website, Partnership for Safe Medicines, is a very good website that gives updates on counterfeit drugs. It has peer-reviewed research on counterfeit drugs on this site as well as buying guides, a counterfeit drug encyclopedia,  news updates, and plenty more. On their website they state. “The Partnership for Safe Medicines is working together to protect the safety of your prescription drugs.” I highly recommend you check this website out. It is easy to navigate and easy to read.

Pharmaceutical Security Institute (PSI): This is a very nice clean-cut website. They share information on the counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals. They want to protect the public and improve the public’s health. I really like that they say they initiate enforcement through the proper authorities. They are also a non-profit.

No To Fakes: They are an anti-counterfeiting and brand security company that provides integrated enterprise brand security systems. They want to inform the public more of this terrible problem. Good website with more links.

The Sproxil Blog: They provide software and systems that capture market intelligence in emerging markets using cell phones. Their service provides protection against counterfeiters

Consumer Fraud Center: Awesome site. Home for the best source of information and warnings about counterfeit goods and services sold on legitimate websites

Havocscope Black Market: On their “About” page it states that “Havoscope is an independent data and information provider of black market activities around the world. Utilizing publicly available sources and technology, we compile and display relevant information regarding illicit activities.”

Drug Information – Drugwatch.com is a comprehensive Web site featuring extensive information about medications, drug interactions, and drug side effects. This is a good website and has up to date information on over the counter drugs. Great layout and nice site.

Food And Drug Administration (FDA): It is an agency of the U.S. government and it is responsible for regulating and supervising the safety of food, dietary supplements, drugs, vaccines, medical products, and more. It enforces the Public Health Service Act and sanitation requirements.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): It is one of the major components of The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). CDC is dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through prevention. They are committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability.

World Health Organization (WHO): They are the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. They are responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the agenda and setting standards. They give out information about health.

International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT): The WHO made this taskforce in response to the February 2006 counterfeit drug crisis. It aims to build coordinated networks across and between countries in 0rder to halt the production, trading and selling of fake medicines around the globe.

The National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC): It is a Nigerian government agency responsible for regulating and controlling the manufacture, importation, exportation, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of drugs, food, cosmetics, medical devices, chemicals, and prepackaged water.

The National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control Nigeria (NAFDAC Nigeria): ^ Same as above. This is the link especially for Nigeria.

The American Council on Science and Health (ACSH): is a consumer education consortium concerned with issues related to food, nutrition, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, lifestyle, the environment and health. ACSH is an independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization.

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP): They are an independent, international, and impartial association that assists its member boards and jurisdictions in developing, implementing, and enforching uniform standards  for the purpose of protecting the public health.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers: Pharmaceutical Technology is an online resource for the pharmaceutial industry containing information about the latest developments and news within the pharma industry.

Health Education Reform Order (H.E.R.O): They ensure the Prevention and Decrease of Common Diseases Through the Inclusion of an Effective and Efficient Public Health Awareness Campaign in Our Educational System.

  • Chapter 9: Detecting Substandard and counterfeit pharmaceutical products.

National Internet Fraud Watch Center (NCL):They help consumers recognize the danger signs and avoid telemarketing and internet fraud.

ScamWatch: This is an Australia website dealing with all types of online scams. A site to help you recognize, report and protect yourself from scams.

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4 04 2010
Online Pharmacies « Counterfeit Drugs Around the World

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